Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rhodes” in book 9, chapter 7, section 1 of Vitruvius Pollio, The Ten Books on Architecture:

...ugh Aries or Libra, he makes the gnomon cast a shadow equal to eight ninths of its own length, in the latitude of Rome. In Athens, the shadow is equal to three fourths of the length of the gnomon; at Rhodes to five sevenths; at Tarentum, to nine elevenths; at Alexandria, to three fifths; and so at other places it is found that the shadows of equinoctial gnomons are naturally different from one another.<...

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Rhodes (Greece) 424 16 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Greece) 8 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Alabama, United States) 6 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Louisiana, United States) 4 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (North Carolina, United States) 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Indiana, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Iowa, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Michigan, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Mississippi, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Montana, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Nevada, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (New South Wales, Australia) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (North Dakota, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (South Africa) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (South Carolina, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhodes (United Kingdom) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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